An improved version of the regular Overhand Knot. It’s larger, more reliable and more difficult to untie. The knot can be used not only as a stopper knot at the end of a rope, but also to increase the security of another knots. The knot has an «X» shape in its horizontal position. When it is done correctly, the «X» on the knot crosses from the upper left down to the lower right.
In making the bangle «Slanting line,» you’ll learn how to make a right-angle weave. It’s stitched with two needles. The weave is not difficult, but it will demand your attention. The beadwork will be flat if you choose beads of the same size and type. Round beads will especially look good.
Preparatory position: back lies on a bench, feet are rested against the floor, hips are lowered slightly lower than a level of shoulders, we hold a dumbbell with two hands as shown in a photo in front of ourselves, then slowly with slightly bent arms we lower a dumbbell and we stretch intercostal muscles, after that we return a dumbbell into the preparatory position.
Bourbon & Cola is a 100% American drink. Bourbon, an American corn whiskey, is known for its strong smell and sweet taste. But cola softens its edge and its taste becomes lighter. Bourbon & Cola gained popularity as one of the best cocktails for men.
This knot is used to attach rope to a cylindrical object. It is useful for handling cargo, because it is very easy to untie. This hitch is commonly used to tow pieces of timber. The Timber Hitch is also known as the Bowyer’s knot, as it had been used to attach a bowstring to a longbow.
This bracelet is made of little crosses joined together. So, don’t forget to tighten the threads well so as to not let the pattern become loose. Use round beads for the strands and cylindrical beads for the crosses.
There are two micro-climates on Gran Canaria Island: the dry, warm south and the wet, cool north. But the weather contrast doesn’t stand in the way of its popularity among tourists. Likewise with the Canaria cocktail. This is a good mix of contrasting flavors: bitter, sour grapefruit and lime juice with sweet orange syrup.
Preparatory position: legs are rested against a foot platform in parallel, the back is completely pressing on the machine, rollers lie on shoulders, then slowly we crouch to an angle of 90 degrees and then we rise up again.
Keep your elbows in so that they are parallel to your body.
Push your back down flat into the floor to isolate your abdominal muscles.
Gently curl your shoulders forward and up off the floor.
Continue to push down into the floor with your lower back.
Raise your shoulders about four to six inches only.
Hold and squeeze your abdominal muscles for a count of one.
This cocktail is so popular that its fans celebrate Margarita Day on February 22. We recommend it to those who love tequila, but would like to lighten it a bit. As the Margarita proves, tequila tastes great with citrus. Orange liqueur Cointreau adds sweetness, and lime juice gives freshness.
This cocktail, made of ginger ale and cherry juice, was a favorite drink of Shirley Temple, a young Hollywood star of the 30’s. Kids love bright colors and fizzy drinks. So, you can make the Shirley Temple cocktail at children’s parties without any doubt of its success.
Tonic is good for health and quenches thirst. But its taste is rather bitter, so people learned to mix it with other drinks. The Tonic Fresh cocktail is one of these mixes. Here, tonic is combined with citrous, pineapple juice and raspberry syrup.
Stand with your feet wide apart, front foot flat on the ground, rear foot up on your toes. Stand up tall, with your shoulders back and your chest lifted. Center your weight between your feet. Tighten your abs and square your hips. Bend both knees and lower straight down toward the floor; do not pitch forward over your front thigh. Keep your front knee over your toes as you lower, shinbone perpendicular to the floor. Keep your torso vertical and your shoulders back; do not lean forward. Lower until your front thigh is parallel to the floor, then reverse the move to stand back up to the star.
Turn onto your left side with your legs extended and your feet and hips resting on the ground and stacked on top of each other . Place your left elbow directly under your shoulder to prop up your torso, and align your head with your spine. Gently contract your core and lift your hips and knees off the floor; this strengthens your sides and deep ab muscles . Hold for 30 seconds.
This light and easy-to-make pizza is more of a bread than a pizza, as it has only one topping — cheese. In fact, in some parts of Italy, pizza bianca is topped only with rosemary, olive oil and coarse salt. But we strongly believe that without the mild flavor of ricotta cheese this pizza will lose half its charm.
Preparatory position: sitting in the exercise machine, feet are rested against the center of a platform shoulder-width apart, we begin the movement, we smoothly lower legs to an angle of 90 degrees and then pull them up.
Turn onto your right side with your legs extended and your feet and hips resting on the ground and stacked on top of each other . Place your right elbow directly under your shoulder to prop up your torso, and align your head with your spine. Gently contract your core and lift your hips and knees off the floor; this strengthens your sides and deep ab muscles . Hold for 30 seconds.